Among millions of Masons, not one was lawfully invited to apply for membership. Our code of conduct prevents it. Thus, no faithful Mason can invite you. Any Mason can obtain a Petition for the Degrees of Masonry for you, but YOU MUST ASK FOR IT and for good reason.
You must first ask yourself if you’re suitably prepared to enter the "gentle craft of Masonry" to become a brother in the world’s most exclusive fraternal order. Do you reflect on the nature of man’s existence and your obligations to God, your family and yourself?
If such ethical and moral questions hold little interest to you, then you will gain little benefit from the teachings of the Craft. But if you seek a more meaningful quality of life, i.e. the spirit of charity and good fellowship, then Freemasonry has much to offer.
We want you to know what we believe, how we act, and what we do, then, should you ever become a Mason; you will be proud to be our Brother and excited to participate in our work. Only those who desire membership because of their favorable impression of us should seek a petition. That’s why you must "ask yourself." Are you ready to become a better man?


  • Be a man who comes of his own free will.
  • Believe in a Supreme Being (the form of which is left to open interpretation by the candidate).
  • Be at least the minimum age of 18.
  • Be of good morals and of good reputation.
  • Be capable of furnishing character references as well as one or two references from current Masons.
  • Be a member of the jurisdiction for a minimum of 6 months.

The first step has been taken. “TO ASK ONE” Thank you, you have made your first step.
Second step is to fill out a petition, for membership. You can get one from any mason.
Each of the lodges, before their stated meetings, has a dinner one hour prior to the meeting. Please feel free to go to lodges at that time and ask any of the members there for more information.  They will be happy to assist you and normally will invite you to eat with them for free.
To find other lodges closest to you click on ( Idaho Lodge Locations by District )
It gives locations, dates, times and a contact.
If you have questions, you can call me at the Grand Lodge Office at 208-343-4562
Monte B. Bollar
R.W. Grand Secretary
Grand Lodge of Idaho
Phone:     (208) 343-4562
Toll Free: (866) 674-1867
Fax:         (208) 343-5056

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